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Columnist, On Professional Practice, ABA ADR Section Dispute Resolution Magazine, 2016 – present.

Presenter, Idaho Bar Association, 20 Tips for Advocacy in Mediation, August 2017


Adjunct Professor, Cornell Law School, 1999-2014.


Presenter and Recipient, Sir Francis Bacon Award, Pennsylvania Bar Association, May 2016.


Presenter, Temple Law School, How to Become a Mediator? , February 2016.


Presenter, ADR Ethics Update, Pennsylvania Bar Association Civil Litigation Retreat, April 2015.


Presenter, How to Become a Mediator? , American Arbitration Association, Webinar, December 2014 & Philadelphia Bar Association, April 2015.


Panelist, Chicago Bar Association, The Art of Mediation, October, 2014.


Panelist, International Academy of Mediators, Psychology of Mediation, October, 2014.


Panelist, Pennsylvania Bar Institute 8th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute:  ADR for IP Litigation, April 2014.


Panelist, Mediation Advocacy Training For the Ontario Bar:  Mediating at the Highest Levels of Competence, Canada Bar Association, Strategies and Techniques from North America’s Best Mediators, May 2013.    


Panelist, Getting the Arbitration Process Parties Want and Need, Montgomery Bar Association, April 2013.


Panelist, Effective ADR, Pennsylvania Bar Association Civil Litigation Section Annual Retreat, April 2013.


Panelist, International Arbitration, 18th Annual Business Law Institute, November 2012.


Panelist, Advanced Mediation, CLM Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, ADR/AFA Conference, September 2012.


Speaker, CLE, Alternative Careers for Lawyers, May 2012.


Speaker, ABA-ADR Section Meetings, Arbitration Ethics, April 2012.


Speaker, ABA-ADR Section Meetings, Intercultural Competency, April 2011.


Panel, Control Your Process, Control Your Costs:  New Protocols for Arbitration, PBI CLE, June 2011.


Speaker, Mediation from the Mediator’s Perspective, Women in the Profession Committee of the Philadelphia Bar, April 2011.


Faculty, Litigators on Mediation (and Arbitration):  Strategy, Tactics and Client Relations, PBI CLE, May 2011.


Presenter, The Art and Practice of Mediation in Hong Kong, China and Korea, ABA ADR Section Meetings, April 2011.


Program Co-Chair, International Academy of Mediators, Gender in Mediation, April 2009.


Speaker, ABA-ADR Section Meetings, Mediator Certification, April 2009.


Coach, Cornell Law School Team, International Chamber of Commerce Paris Moot Mediation Competition, February 2009.


Presenter, Fordham Law School Institute on International Arbitration and Mediation, June 2008.


Panelist, Arbitrating Franchise Disputes, CLE Teleconference, October 2007.


Presenter, National Guardian Association, “The Benefits of Early Mediation”, October 2007.


Presenter, Luncheon CLE, Employment Mediation, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, May 2007.


Faculty, Negotiation, Wharton School of Business, Executive Education Program, April 2007.


Presenter, Mediation:  20 Tips in 40 Minutes, 3rd PBA ADR Institute, March 2007.


Lecturer, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, “How to Psych Out Your Opponent”, November 2006.


Presenter, Personal Injury ADR, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, June 2006.


Presenter, Ethical Dilemmas of the Neutral, 8th Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference, April 2006.


Presenter, Mediating Cases in Litigation, Weber, Gallagher, Simpson, Stapleton, Fires & Newby LLP, May 2006.


Presenter, Mediating Employment Cases, Spector, Gadon & Rosen, P.C., April 2006.


Faculty, 2nd PBI ADR Institute, “Stump the Mediator”, March 2006.


Presenter, ADR Spectrum, Sweeny & Sheehan, Philadelphia, March 2006.


Presenter, When Minds Don’t Meet:  Dealing With Difficult Moments in Mediation, International Academy of Mediators, November 2005.


Presenter, Negotiation and Mediation, Albertsons’ Regional Counsel Meeting, June 2005.


Panelist, Psychological Impediments to Mediation Success”, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, June 2005.


Panelist, “Are the Federal Courts More Efficient at Resolving Disputes Than Arbitration Panels?”, Federal Bench Bar Conference, June 2005.


Panelist, Mediation for Trial Lawyers, American College of Trial Lawyers, May 2005.


Seminar Presenter, “Literature, Film and ADR”, ABA ADR Section Meeting, April 2005.


Faculty, 1st PBI ADR Institute, March 2005.


Presenter, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, October 2004.


Panelist, ADR & Intellectual Property Disputes, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, June 2004.


Presenter, Myths and False Truths of ADR, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, April 2004.


Panelist, Mediator Certification, IAM and ACCTM Spring Meetings, April 2004.


Facilitator/Moderator, Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Training, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, November 2003.

Panelist, Philadelphia Intellectual Property Lawyers Association, Panel on ADR, October 2003.


Panelist, The Lighter Side of Coverage:  Bad Mediation, ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, February 2003.


Faculty, American Arbitration Association Neutrals’ Conference, “Arbitration of Statutory Discrimination Claims,” January 2003.

Trainer, American Arbitration Association Panel Member Update, November 2002.


Presenter, ADR:  A Creative Approach to Solving Employment Disputes, Delaware Valley Employment Management Association, May 2002.


Presenter, What is Mediation?, Committee on Women in the Profession, April 2002.


Faculty, Advocacy in ADR Arenas, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, April 2002.


Presenter, Philadelphia Commerce Court Mediation, March 2002.


Faculty, Forensic & Litigation Services Conference Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, December 2001


Faculty, Strategies to Prevent or Avoid Litigation, Tri-State ADR Program, October 2001.


Faculty on Employment ADR, American Arbitration Association Neutrals’ Retreat in Vancouver, October 2001.


Faculty, “The Palsgraf Mediation”, ABA Annual Meeting, August 2001.


Lecturer, Personnel Law Update, Council on Education Management, April 2001.


Presenter, “Mediating Complex Executive Employment Disputes”, American Arbitration Association Mediator Conference, September 2000.


Panel Participant, The Business of a Mediation Practice”, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, April 2000.


Faculty, “Mediation of Commercial & Construction Disputes”, American Arbitration Association, December 1999.


Faculty, “Labor-Management & Employment Law”, American Arbitration Association, December 1999.


Panel Participant, ADR for Business Solutions, American Arbitration Association, September 1999.


Panel Participant, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, “ADR Issues Forum”, June 1999.


Faculty, Insurance Practice Institute, “Med/Arb in Insurance Coverage Disputes”, April 1999.


Presenter, “ADR in Statutory Employment Claims”, Lancaster County Bar Association, February 1999.


Presenter, “Effective Use of Mediation”, 4th Annual Regional Meeting St. Paul Insurance, October 1998.


Presenter, International Academy of Mediators, “Breaking Impasse: A Potpourri of Techniques in Mediation”, May 1998.


Panelist, Montgomery Bar Association, “Arbitration of Business Disputes Under AAA Rules and Other Private Arbitration Issues”, April 1998.


Faculty, Fourth Annual Health Law Institute, “Mediation in Health Care”, April 1998.


Faculty, Pennsylvania Bar Institute Continuing Legal Education, "Alternative Dispute Resolution", June 1997.


Panelist, American Bar Association, "Establishing and Maintaining a Successful ADR Neutral Practice", May 1997.


Lecturer on ADR, Dickinson School of Law, February 1997.


Faculty, ADR Seminar, Legal Education Committee/Civil Division Delaware County Bar, January 1997.


Faculty, ALI-ABA Advanced Course "ADR:  How to Use it to Your Advantage", December 1996.


Faculty, American Intellectual Property Lawyers' Association, Mediation Training Seminar, October 1994 & November 1996.

Faculty, Montgomery County Bar Association Business Mediation CLE Course, October 1996.


Presenter on ADR, White and Williams, June 1996.


Speaker, "ADR in Managed Care", American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, June 1996.


Panel Member, "ADR:  The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Client Representation and Mediation, Philadelphia Bar Continuing Legal Education, April 1996 and December 1995.


Presenter on ADR, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, April 1996 and October 1995.                                                                                                                                                                                     

Guest Lecturer on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Cornell Law School, 1996 & 1998.


Lecturer on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Univ. of Pennsylvania Law School, 1992-1999.


Interview on ADR in PaLAW:  The State of the Profession 1995, Special Supplement to The Legal Intelligencer/Pennsylvania Law Weekly, December 1995.


Lecture, "Fundamentals of Negotiation", Temple University Law School, November 1995.


Speaker, "How to Represent Your Client in Mediation", Dauphin County Bar, November 1995.


Panelist,  "Alternate and Expedited Dispute Resolution for the Lawyer's Toolbox", Pennsylvania Bar Association Centennial Meeting, October 1995.


Lecture on "Mediation Advocacy", Chemical Manufacturers Association Tort Litigation Group, October 1995.


Presenter on ADR, Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Kauffman, September 1995.


Speaker, "Alternative Dispute Resolution in Healthcare", National Health Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, June 1994 & 1995.


Guest Lecturer on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Rutgers Law School, 1994-1996.


Speaker, "Ethics of Dispute Resolution", Berks County Bar Association, January 1994.


Speaker on ADR, Cornell Alumni Association, October 1994.


Seminar Participant on ADR, Philadelphia Bar Association 36th Annual Conference & Exposition, December 1994.   

Presenter, "Mediation:  The Keystone of ADR", Pennsylvania Bar Institute Continuing Legal Education, June 1994.


Presenter, "The Use and Misuse of Alternative Dispute Resolution", Seminar for Claims Personnel (sponsored by Bennet, Bricklin and Saltzburg), May 1994.


Presenter, "Mediation from the Mediator's Point of View", Lorman Education Services Alternative Dispute Resolution Seminar, July 1993.


Faculty, "Advanced Commercial Mediation Training", American Arbitration Association Dispute Resolution Day, October 1993.


Speaker, "The Emerging Case for Alternative Dispute Resolution", Rotary Club, April 1993.


Lecturer, Commercial Property Claims Underwriters Association, November 1992.

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